Biblioth. Bot. 22 (Heft 89): 28 (1921) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect or spreading shrub or small tree to c. 5 m high; bark lamellose-flaky; young branches glabrous to moderately hairy. Leaves alternate or subopposite, oblanceolate to obovate, narrowly elliptic or spathulate, 6–14 cm long, 13–80 mm wide, thickish, often asymmetric or falcate, flat, mucronate, bright green, smooth, glabrous (or sparsely hairy when young). Flowers solitary, mostly in axils of scale-leaves; pedicels 3–8 mm long, erect or spreading, sparsely to moderately hairy. Tepals 10–14 mm long, apiculate, glabrous to sparsely hairy, terminal spine to c. 1 mm long; anthers yellow; ovary glabrous. Drupe ovoid, to c. 16 mm long, c. 14 mm wide, green. Flowers summer.
EGL, EGU. Also NSW. Locally common on (usually poorly-drained) near-coastal heathlands and heathy woodlands of far East Gippsland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|